adoption triad


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Adoption Triad

A term referring to the interdependent ("three-sided") relationship in an adoption between birth parents, adoptive parents, and the adopted person.

adoption triad

The biological parents of a child, the adoptive parents, and the child who is adopted.
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Chat rooms facilitate online information exchange for members of the adoption triad who are looking for advice and support in understanding and dealing with their circumstances and issues.
said, "We reach out and support all members of the adoption triad (adoptive families, birthparents and adopted children).
It is open to all members of the adoption triad and their partners.